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Court Ruling on Filipino Case Could Prevent Removal of Thousands

Court Ruling on Filipino Case Could Prevent Removal of Thousands By: Reuben S. Seguritan April 18, 2018   On April 17, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the definition of “crimes of violence” in the Immigration and Nationality Act was unconstitutionally vague. In this decision penned by Justice Elena Kagan, the Read the full article…

Immigration rights group condemns forced detention of mother at Green Card interview
More Restrictive Immigration Policies Proposed

More Restrictive Immigration Policies Proposed By: Reuben S. Seguritan   President Trump has been busy these past few months making sweeping changes to the immigration system. Trump declared in a message posted on his Twitter page that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA was “dead.” DACA was a program started by former President Read the full article…

Conditional Green Card May Be Terminated Due to Fraud

  By Reuben S. Seguritan   (Photo credit: www.mnkaraoke.com)   “Honesty is the best policy” should be the life motto of someone who wants to live and work in the United States legally. Intentionally concealing the truth or knowingly lying to an immigration officer or to any official in the US embassy or on any Read the full article…

H-1B Specialty Occupations

Reuben Seguritan   It is sometimes difficult to determine if an occupation is a specialty occupation that would qualify for an H-1B visa. It may be clearer for jobs in architecture, engineering, medical or health sciences, accounting, because obviously, to be an architect, you need to have a bachelor’s degree in architecture; to be an Read the full article…

DACA Bills Fail to Pass in Senate

By Reuben Seguritan   The Senate has failed to pass any of the four bills presented on the floor for a vote, three of which included a post-DACA plan for the Dreamers. On February 17, 2018, Senate failed to come to a consensus as to the fate of undocumented immigrants known as ‘Dreamers’. Their decision Read the full article…

Trump’s Immigration Plan Would Hurt Economy

By Reuben Seguritan     In his State of the Union address last January 30, President Trump unveiled his latest immigration framework that would ban possibly half a million people from entering the US annually.   The President called on Congress to immediately end the diversity visa lottery program and the fifty thousand (50,000) immigrant Read the full article…

Trump Says He Is Open to a Path to Citizenship for ‘Dreamers’
Lawful Admission Required to Adjust Status

By Reuben Seguritan     Many people strive to live and work in the United States. Some people are trying to escape the war or famine in their country. Others want to move to the United States because there are more opportunities here. Whatever the reason, moving to the United States is a very big Read the full article…

U.S. immigration operation targets 7-Eleven stores in 17 states